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Books Received: December 2016

By Harriet Staff


Elizabeth Acevedo, Beastgirl & Other Origin Myths (YesYes Books)

Sara Deniz Akant, Babette (Rescue Press)

Kaveh Akbar, Portrait of the Alcoholic (Sibling Rivalry Press, LLC)

Elizabeth Arnold, Skeleton Coast (Flood Editions)

Aziza Barnes, i be, but i ain’t (YesYes Books)

Christian Barter, Bye-Bye Land (BOA Editions Ltd.)

Bruce Bennett, Just Another Day in Just Our Town (Orchises Press)

Jennifer Jackson Berry, The Feeder (YesYes Books)

Guy Birchard, Hecatomb (Pressed Wafer)

Bonnie Bolling, The Red Hijab (BkMk Press)

Todd Boss, Tough Luck (W. W. Norton & Company)

Chen Chen, When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities (BOA Editions Ltd.)

Brandon Courtney, Inadequate Grave (YesYes Books)

Dede Cummings, To Look Out from (Homebound Publications)

DAC, Frostbite

DAC, The Understudy

Tim Dooley, The Sounds We Make Ourselves (Eyewear Publishing)

Jawdat Fakhreddine, Lighthouse for the Drowning (BOA Editions Ltd.)

Jonterri Gadson, Blues Triumphant (YesYes Books)

Eleanor Goodman (translator), Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Worker Poetry (White Pine Press)

Douglas Gillette, At the Thresholds of Elysium: Lyrical Illuminations for Lifting Spirit into Bliss (DouglasGilletteCreations)

Jimmie Margaret Gilliam, Torn from the Ear of Night (White Pine Press)

Allen Ginsberg, Bill Morgan (editor), The Best Minds of My Generation: A Literary History of the Beats (Grove Press)

Louise Glück, American Originality: Essays on Poetry (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Brad Gooch, Rumi’s Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love (Harper)

Karen Corinne Herceg, Out from Calaboose (Nirala Publications, New Delhi)

Prof. Avner Holtzman, Hayim Nahman Bialik: Poet of Hebrew (Yale University Press)

Marie Howe, Magdalene (W. W. Norton & Company)

Susan Howe, Debths (New Directions)

Christopher Howell, Love’s Last Number (Milkweed Editions)

Major Jackson, Roll Deep (W. W. Norton & Company)

Paolo Javier, Ur’lyeh Colloquium for Unpopular Culture

Ashley Jones, Magic City Gospel (Hub City Press)

Oliver Jones, Chronic Youth (Eyewear Publishing)

Douglas Kearney, Buck Studies (Fence Books)

X. J. Kennedy, That Swing: Poems, 2008-2016 (Johns Hopkins University Press)

Sophie Klahr, Meet Me Here at Dawn (YesYes Books)

August Kleinzahler, Before Dawn on Bluff Road / Hollyhocks in the Fog: Selected New Jersey Poems / Selected San Francisco Poems (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

August Kleinzahler, Sallies, Romps, Portraits, and Send-Offs: Selected Prose, 2000-2016 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Abdellatif Laabi, Beyond the Barbed Wire: Selected Poems (Carcanet Press Ltd.)

Abdellatif Laabi, In Praise of Defeat (Archipelago)

Alan Lightman, Song of Two Worlds (Red Hen Press)

Alan Loney, Beginnings (Otis Books/Seismicity Editions)

Gerard Malanga, Whisper Sweet Nothings & Other Poems (Bottle of Smoke Press)

Maurice Manning, One Man’s Dark (Copper Canyon Press)

Airea D. Matthews, Simulacra (Yale University Press)

John Matthias, At Large: Memoirs, Essays, Interviews (Shearsman Books)

Vladimir Mayakovsky, Osip Mandelstam and Daniil Kharms, The Fire Horse: Children’s Poems (NYR Children’s Collection)

Rajiv Mohabir, The Cowherd’s Son (Tupelo Press)

Dorothy Molloy, Hare Soup (Faber & Faber)

Stanley Moss, Almost Complete Poems (Seven Stories Press)

Mountains, Quiet Strength: Love’s Frequency (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)

David Mutschlecner, Poetic Faith (The Lune)

Idra Novey, Ways to Disappear (Back Bay Books)

Jenn Marie Nunes, Juned (YesYes Books)

Dan O’Brien, New Life (Hanging Loose Press)

Louis Phillips, Rowing to the Silly Islands (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)

Michael Prior, Model Disciple (Véhicule Press)

Lauren Redniss, Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future (Random House)

Justin Phillip Reed, A History of Flamboyance (YesYes Books)

Hirato Renkichi, Spiral Staircase: Collected Poems (Ugly Duckling Press)

Matthew Rohrer, The Others (Wave Books)

Tomaz Salamun, Andes (Black Ocean)

Jennifer Scappettone, The Republic of Exit 43: Outtakes & Scores from an Archaeology and Pop-Up Opera of the Corporate Dump (Atelos)

Michael Shewmaker, Penumbra (Ohio University Press)

Eleni Sikelianos, Make Yourself Happy (Coffee House Press)

Layli Long Soldier, WHEREAS (Graywolf Press)

Hugh Stapleton-Smith, Lovelock (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)

Paul Stephenson, The Days that Followed Paris (The Dolphin Press)

Paul Stephenson, Those People (smith/doorstop)

Susan Stewart Cinder, New and Selected Poems (Graywolf Press)

Craig Morgan Teicher, The Trembling Answers (BOA Editions Ltd.)

Terence Tiller, The Collected Poems of Terence Tiller (Eyewear Publishing)

Charles Upton, What Poets Used to Know: Poetics & Mythopoesis & Metaphysics (Angelico Press/Sophia Perennis)

Walt Whitman, Jeffrey Yang (editor), The Sea Is a Continual Miracle: Sea Poems and Other Writings by Walt Whitman (UPNE)

C. K. Williams, Falling Ill: Last Poems (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Felicia Zamora, Of Form & Gather(University of Notre Dame Press)

Posted in Poetry News on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by Harriet Staff.